A man from Lerwick has been given another seven months behind bars after admitting assaulting a woman and struggling with police officers just days after he was released from prison early on a home detention curfew.
Island leaders have voiced concerns about the populations of the smaller Shetland islands as it emerged a major employer is offering relocation packages that could encourage people to move away.
A man has been remanded in custody after pleading guilty to assaulting three women at a house in Sandveien in Lerwick last month and stealing a car.
A Scottish Government minister has said that he hopes a multi-million-pound growth deal with Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles can been struck as “quickly as possible”.
A motion has been lodged in parliament celebrating plans to base a new charity air ambulance in Aberdeen.
New figures have revealed more than 436,000 library books, CDs and DVDs are currently overdue in Scotland.
Plans to build the UK’s most northerly whisky distillery are progressing after an investment drive was launched to raise around £4.5 million for the project based on the island of Unst.
Primary one pupils in Shetland have the second lowest dental decay incidence in Scotland.
Incredible footage has been captured showing a Coastguard winchman boarding a fishing boat in rough seas to rescue an unwell crewman.
Coastguard search and rescue helicopter Rescue 900 was called to assist a sick fisherman earlier today.
A pod of some the ocean’s most fearsome and awe-inspiring predators have been caught on camera chasing a terrified seal up a Shetland cliff face.
An exhausted owl has been air-lifted to safety by helicopter – after crash-landing on a North Sea oil rig.
A £3 per day car parking charge at Sumburgh Airport will be introduced on December 1.
A man from Lerwick who admitted downloading over 21,000 indecent photos and videos of children will be sentenced in December.
A man who drove dangerously at speeds of over 90mph while nearly four times the alcohol limit as he tried to outpace police has been jailed for eight months.
A man was released on bail yesterday after appearing at Lerwick Sheriff Court from custody accused of assaulting two women.
Mourning families face lengthy trips for funeral services of loved ones – and will be forced to host some in public halls – following the shock announcement of Kirk closures across Shetland.
A budget-cutting local authority boss doubled the amount of cash he claimed back from taxpayers for expenses in just three years.
A swathe of churches earmarked for closure across Shetland has been announced – including a number on remote islands.
A fatal accident inquiry into the death of a fisherman off the west side of Shetland has been adjourned after unexpected evidence was revealed yesterday.
The company which owns a fishing boat from where a Dumfriesshire fisherman died after falling overboard took immediate measures to prevent similar accidents, a Fatal Accident Inquiry in Lerwick heard yesterday.
The Church of Scotland plans to close two thirds of its churches in Shetland over the coming years as it attempts to secure a more “sustainable” future.
Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has voiced concerns at the lack of urgency the Scottish Government has shown in introducing a Road Equivalent Tariff (RET) on Orkney ferry routes.
Former Great British Bake Off star James Morton has caused a row with locals on the Shetland island of Whalsay over his portrayal of fisherman in his latest cookbook.
Four deep water whales have washed up on various shores across Shetland over the last few weeks, raising concerns that they may be linked with the deaths of over 80 whales washed up on the west coast of Scotland and Ireland during August and September.
Shetland’s most famous Viking fire festival has been rated as among the best to light up winter.
The extent to which the north and north-east’s hospitals are falling behind the rest of Scotland has been laid bare in a new report.
Attempting to hide a package of cannabis when police searched a Lerwick property has cost a man from Bristol £240.
A drugs courier caught with £13,000 of heroin stuffed in a loaf of bread has been jailed.
A man who got into an early hours row after trying to pet a rare bearded seal that had taken up residence in Lerwick harbour has been fined at the town’s sheriff court.
A medical evacuation is currently underway after the Coastguard received reports of a sick crewman on a North Sea oil platform.
North-east landmarks are to be lit up in pink and blue in solidarity with women who have lost a child.